The Bodhisattva Vow

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Snow Lion Publications, Oct 10, 2000
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These teachings by Geshe Sonam Rinchen explain the altruistic wish to attain enlightenment and the precepts of training which accompany it.
 

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Contents

The Heart of Mahayana Practice
7
How to Develop the Altruistic Intention
21
Cultivating Loving Affection
35
Love and Compassion
49
Transforming Attitudes
63
How to Hold the Altruistic Intention
81
The Ethical Discipline of Bodhisattvas
99
Commentary on Chandragomins Twenty Verses on the Bodhisattva Vow
115
Text of the Twenty Verses in English and Tibetan
166
A Traditional Biography of Chandragomin
181
The Sevenpart Practice from The King of Prayers
187
The Eighteen Downfalls and Fortysix Faulty Actions
191
Notes
195
Source Readings
237
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Geshe Sonam Rinchen is a highly respected teacher at the Dalai Lama's Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamsala, India, and author of many books. He lives in India.

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